Our Lady of the Sacred Heart School is committed to providing a supportive and positive learning environment in which every child’s individual needs, skills and talents can be identified and nurtured so that they have a sense of belonging, a love of learning and respect for each other.
Learning and Teaching at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart defines a consistent and effective teaching approach to deliver the curriculum to ensure that we:
- excite and empower our learners.
- enjoy, shape and enrich our changing world.
- are inspired by the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart acknowledge God’s presence in our everyday lives and are centred by our core values of peace, love, respect, justice, stewardship and self-worth reflecting the Gospel values. Together with engaged and supportive parents, the staff of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart create a safe and stimulating learning environment where each child has the opportunity to achieve his or her potential.
All staff at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart are committed to improving wellbeing and learning for all students. Guided by the Diocesan School Effectiveness Framework learning and staff are committed to identifying, understanding, and implementing better learning and teaching practices, and a high priority is given to evidence-based teaching strategies that have been demonstrated through research and practice to be highly effective.
The Diocesan Learning Framework further informs the work of learners and teachers.